Mayor Lumumba delivers annual College Hill Men’s Day address

June 20, 2018 in Religion

By Jackie H. Hampton, Publisher, Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba served as guest speaker at College Hill Baptist Church’s annual Men’s Day service held on Father’s Day. Terrence McEwen presided […]

PRESERVED: When God answers your prayer

May 2, 2018 in Religion

By Shewanda Riley Columnist There are more tears shed over answered prayers than over unanswered prayers. – Teresa of Avila. We know what to do when God hasn’t answered our […]

P R E S E R V E D: God’s pruning

April 26, 2018 in Religion

By Shewanda Riley Columnist A few years ago, I attended the University of North Texas Equity and Diversity Conference in Denton, Texas where television journalist Soledad O’Brien was a keynote […]

Giving back at the park

April 26, 2018 in Religion

by scouts and community groups Ineva May-Pittman Park • Jackson, Miss. • April 21 By Jackie Hampton Publisher Words of thanks from the homeless, needy and those that proclaimed they […]

P R E S E R V E D: Scandalized: The Gospel according to Olivia Pope revisited

April 18, 2018 in Religion

By Shewanda Riley Columnist A few years ago, I wrote about the success of Scandal which was then one of the most popular and intriguing shows on network television. It […]

Marker honors Mississippi synagogue’s civil rights role

April 15, 2018 in News, Religion

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi’s largest synagogue is being honored with a historical marker honoring the role the congregation played during the civil rights movement. The marker was unveiled Friday […]

College Hill celebrating 111 years

April 12, 2018 in News, Religion

By Jackie Hampton Publisher College Hill Baptist Church had its humble beginning under an oak tree in 1907 and on April 8 the church family celebrated its 111th year church […]

P R E S E R V E D: Valuable imperfections

April 12, 2018 in Religion

By Shewanda Riley Columnist “Perfect is boring. Be imperfectly you.” When I saw this phrase on a t-shirt over the Christmas holiday, I could not resistit. I had to buy […]